The farebox on each trolley is designed to accept cash fares and passes. The farebox does not dispense change and bus operators are not allowed to handle money or make change for fares. Please have exact fare amount ready to deposit into the farebox. The farebox also does not accept pennies or foreign objects.  

Daily Fastpasses can be used for fare on trolley lines, as well as fixed-route buses.

Please note that 3-day and 6-month passes will not be sold at this time due to COVID-19.

 All trolley base fares are designed for one-way trips:

Trolley Base Fare $1.00
Reduced Trolley Fare* $0.50
Trolley Passes:
Day Pass $2.00
Reduced Day Pass $1.00
3-Day Pass $9.00
3-Day Pass - Senior Citizens Age 65 and up & Individuals with Disabilities* $4.50


*MATA ID REQUIRED: Seniors 65 years and older, and people with disabilities must have a valid MATA ID to receive fares at a reduced price. Two forms of identification must be presented to obtain ID at the MATA Customer Service Center at the William Hudson Transit Center. (A Medicare card is a valid form of identification.) 


Daily and 3-Day passes may be purchased on-board from the trolley operator. All other trolley Fastpasses may be purchased at the William Hudson Transit Center.

MATA - Customer Service Center
444 N. Main Street
Memphis, TN 38103


All passes are non-refundable, non-replaceable and non-exchangeable. MATA assumes no responsibility for items lost, stolen, misplaced or delayed in the mail. MATA may replace passes that are wedged or trapped in the farebox. For more specific information about MATA passes, please call (901) 274-MATA (6282).